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Date Printed: 7/30/2014
Maximin Grunhauser Abtsberg Riesling Superior 2007
Maximin Grunhauser Abtsberg Riesling Superior 2007
(search item no. 102961)
boutique wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 7/30/2014: $49.99

Winemaker's Notes:

Abtsberg vineyard give superb quality grapes that are fermented with natural yeasts in traditional large old oak casks. The result is an off-dry wine that embodies all the characteristics of classic Maximin GrĂ¼nhaus: perfectly balanced peach and apricot fruit, with delicate spicy mineral flavors and a lingering finish. This wine has great ageing potential

The Abtsberg Superior is a perfect match for all kinds of seafood, poultry and many dishes of the Asian cuisine.

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About Maximin Grunhauser:

First documented in 966 A.D. the von Schubert estate is not only one of the oldest but also one of the best. They are sole owners (Monopole) of the 3 vineyards (Abtsberg, Bruderberg and Herrenberg) that the estates wines are coming from. Since 1982, Dr. Carl von Schubert manages the estate according to the motto: "As much handling as necessary, but as little as possible", putting him and his wines worldwide in the top class.